Wahitis Elementary School

  • Wahitis Elementary School serves 535 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wahitis Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Wahitis Elementary School's student population of 535 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students535 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wahitis Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wahitis Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wahitis Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank#1362 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
8%
Hispanic
89%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
White
11%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wahitis Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
8%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wahitis Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.200.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wahitis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOthello School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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